Former NBC Newsman Edwin Newman Dies at 91

Edwin Newman has died at the age of 91 in Oxford, England. I can remember seeing Newman as he covered the political conventions. He covered seven national political conventions.

Newman was the first to announce on NBC radio that  President John F. Kennedy had been shot in Dallas and the following video shows his commentary on the assassination of President Kennedy:


Author: Andrew Godfrey

Retired from newspaper work after 38 years. Had served in the Army in Hawaii and Vietnam in the 60's. Am now retired and living in Sulphur, Louisiana.

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